Introduction to Management Science Quantitation

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This text provides an applications-oriented introduction to the role of management science in decision-making. It blends problem formulation, managerial interpretation, and math techniques with an emphasis on problem-solving.

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Contents

Preface An lntroduction to the Use of the Study Guide
1
List of Algorithm Flow Charts
3
List of Optimal Formulations
4
lntroduction
5
The Graphical Method
19
Formulation Computer Solution and lnterpretation
49
Linear Programming Applications
71
The Simplex Method
101
PERTCPM
257
lnventory Models
287
Waiting Line Models
319
Computer Simulation
343
Decision Analysis
373
Multicriteria Decision Problems
407
Forecasting
441
Markov Processes
463

Simplex Based Sensitivity Analysis and Duality
137
The Transportation Assignment and Transshipment Problems
163
lnteger Linear Programming
201
Network Models
225
Dynamic Programming
483
Answers
511
Appendices
553
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